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Farewell gift for a colleague moving to USA

Discussion in 'Living Room' started by Mumbai, 20th Apr, 2016.

  1. Mumbai

    Mumbai Well-Known Member

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    As the title says, he is moving with his wife to USA (Portland). Keeping in mind the weight issues, the only thing I could think of is a giftcard.

    However, I don't know which card I should go for and where can I buy those from. Is there any place I can get my hands on a physical card? Else, email card is fine.

    Suggestions please.
     
  2. bob shovel

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    A septic tank ;)
     
  3. Mumbai

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    Not Americanized enough to get that joke :(
     
  4. Nick Valsamis

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    You should be able to buy these directly in shop too.

    Australia Post Visa Prepaid Gift Cards - Australia Post
     
  5. Mumbai

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    Its in AUD currency and there is a surcharge of 3% on the amount.
    I will keep that option in mind.
     
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  7. Blacky

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    A beer and dinner.

    Honestly! I move around a lot, and the best 'gift' someone can give me is a good night out. Its social, fun, relaxing and means a whole lot more than any material gift.

    Not to mention the hassles of trying to move (more) *stuff* when you are actively trying to get rid of most of it.

    Blacky
     
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    A Vote Trump hat
     
  9. Ed Barton

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    A gun.

    He will be refused entry without one.
     
  10. Chilliblue

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    Depending on how much you want to spend:

    - Amazon and other larger retailers do the cards online
    - Limo travel to the airport
    - Night at a CBD hotel or somewhere like Taronga Zoo/Q Station


    If all fails, they are welcome to take my offsprings.;)
     
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  11. Scott No Mates

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    A year's supply of vegemite
     
  12. Mumbai

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    He is moving cos he hates that 'thing'
     
  13. Nick Valsamis

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    There is also the travel card where you can choose your currency as USD.
    Load&Go Travel card - Australia Post

    But I think Blacky's idea of a dinner farewell is a better option than a gift card. It will mean more and be memorable as well.
     
  14. Scott No Mates

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    All the more reason to gift him some :p
     
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    Terry_w Solicitor, Finance Broker, CTA Business Member

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    A bullet proof vest
     
  16. bob shovel

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    Its as Aussie as vegemite!
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    Yank.. Septic tank... Seppo! Rhyming slang, its very scientific
     
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    French fry holder :p
     

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